Transparent

Trans*par"ent

(?), a. [F., from LL. transparens, -entis, p. pr. of transparere to be transparent; L. trans across, through + parere to appear. See Appear.] 1. Having the property of transmitting rays of light, so that bodies can be distinctly seen through; pervious to light; diaphanous; pellucid; as, transparent glass; a transparent diamond; -- opposed to opaque. "Transparent elemental air." Milton.
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2. Admitting the passage of light; open; porous; as, a transparent veil. Dryden.
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Syn. -- Translucent; pellucid; clear; bright; limpid; lucid; diaphanous. See Translucent.
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-- Trans*par"ent*ly, adv. -- Trans*par"ent*ness, n.
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